Suicide Prevention Action Plan
Initial Development and Implementation

SPC Sub-Committees

Suicide Prevention Council Subcommittees

Help Line Collaborative. In partnership with OptumHealth, a Help Line Collaborative was formed in 2011 on behalf of the SPC to coordinate efforts of local help lines.  The next meeting of the Help Line Collaborative is TBD. For more information or to join, contact Yeni L. Palomino at ypalomino@sdchip.org. To RSVP to the meetings please contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971

Training & Education Subcommittee.The SPC Training & Education Subcommittee meets as needed related to the development and/or implementation of local suicide prevention trainings and educational resources. The next meeting of the Training & Education Subcommittee will be TBD. To join or RSVP for meetings of the SPC Training & Education Subcommittee, contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971

Media Subcommittee. The SPC Media Subcommittee was formed to impact responsible reporting on suicide in the media.  An educational forum for the media was planned in partnership with the San Diego Society of Professional Journalists, and was held on September 13, 2012 at the San Diego County Office of Education. The subcommittee next meeting is for April 6,2015 from 2:00pm-3:30pm. Currently collaborating on the an SPC Introduction Video and Responsible Reporting get more information or to join the SPC Media Subcommittee, contact Yeni L. Palomino at ypalomino@sdchip.org. To RSVP or get meeting information contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971

Schools Collaborative (K-12). The SPC School Collaborative has been formed to provide resources and education to San Diego County schools interested in implementing a suicide prevention program. Currently the schools collaborative is going meeting in closed session to plan next steps, to be informed on the Schools Collaborative, contact Yeni L. Palomino at ypalomino@sdchip.org.

Higher Education Collaborative. The SPC Higher Education Subcommittee has been formed to help the Colleges and Universities that currently have CalMHSA funding and provide resources, a forum to collaborate on implementing suicide prevention programs, education and awareness. The Higher Education Committee conference call meetings are monthly on the third Tuesday of the month from 9am-10am. Next meeting is TBD. To learn more about or join or for meeting information, contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971

Faith Organization Outreach The SPC Faith Organization Outreach group has ben formed to provide resources and education to San Diego County Faith Organizations interested in suicide prevention and bringing additional awareness. Next meeting in April 15, 2015 from 11:00am-1:00pm for location email lcayanan@sdchip.org . To participate, RSVP or get meeting information for the Faith Organization Outreach, contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971.

Assessment & Evaluation.The SPC Assessment & Evaluation Committee has ben formed to track the progress of the SPC efforts and plans. The Assessment & Evaluation Subcommittee meets as needed related to the Assessment and Evaluation of the local SPC efforts. Next meeting is April 14, 2015 from 1:30-3:00pm . To participate, RSVP or get meeting information for the Assessment and Evaluation Subcommittee, contact Lora Cayanan at lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971.

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News and Current Events

  • SPC Press Conference was held on Friday, September 5, 2014 from 11:30am-12:30pm at County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway (Room 302), San Diego, CA 92101. The San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council Releases its first ever "Report to the Community," along with debut of outreach video encouraging San Diegans to be a part of the solution
  • Suicide Prevention Council Meeting for 2015 on February 24, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am. For location and to RSVP please contact Lora Cayanan lcayanan@sdchip.org.
  • Needs Assessment and Evaluation Subcommittee on April 14, 2015 from 1:30-3:00pm. For location and to RSVP please contact Lora Cayanan lcayanan@sdchip.org.
  • School Collaborative Subcommittee next meeting is to be determined.
  • Higher Education Subcommittee meeting is scheduled for March 13, 2015 campus plunge, contact Lora Cayanan for more information lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971
  • Faith Outreach Organizing meeting is set for February 18, 2015 from from 11:00am-1:00pm for location and to RSVP email lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971
  • Media Subcommittee next meeting is February 9, 2015 from 10:00am-11:30am. For details and to RSVP email lcayanan@sdchip.org or call 858-609-7971
  • Help Line Collaborative meeting is TBD. Please contact Lora Cayanan if interested in joining lcayanan@sdchip.org
  • TRAIN! Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Trainings for Suicide Prevention are now available! QPR is like CPR - an emergency mental health intervention. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.  Click here for more information, or to schedule a FREE training.
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